Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice
Tropical Storm Erika Update
Jackson Health System is open for business and operating as usual.
In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), Jackson Health System will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
- Employment: Jackson Health System does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
- Effective Communication: Jackson Health System will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in Jackson Health System's programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.
- Modifications to Policies and Procedures: Jackson Health System will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of Jackson Health System, should contact Roberto Campos-Marquetti, J.D., ADA Coordinator, at 305-585-7268 or Robert.CamposMarqu@jhsmiami.org.
The ADA does not require Jackson Health System to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
Complaints that a program, service, or activity of Jackson Health System is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Roberto Campos-Marquetti, J.D., ADA Coordinator, at 305-585-7268 or Robert.CamposMarqu@jhsmiami.org.
Jackson Health System will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.